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Is Depakote sufficient to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and sleep apnea?

Hello, I have PTSD and was put on Depakote for it, and had a sleep study during this time and Have Moderate Sleep Apena and Several REM apena. I am 6'0 and weighed 194 BMI of 28 when diagnosed in 2010. Now weigh 256 and wondering did the PTSD cause the sleep apena and what are some studies on this. VA is denialing my claim BMI, but the meds caused the weight gain.
Tue, 31 Dec 2013
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If it is apnoea indeed then you have to use the alert device for this, but you need to confirm the apnoea first, your drug for PTSD may not cause the apnoea but PTSD of course induce apnoea like symptom, if you wan to rid of these things then get away from all the functional elements have nice day.
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